Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala inaugurated the P32.2-million rice-processing center (RPC) in Ambalgan, Sto. Niño, South Cotabato on January 17, 2014 as part of the government’s commitment to provide high quality rice to the Filipino people.
By NBC News
Several hours before Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines on Nov. 7, DigitalGlobe activated FirstLook, an online service that provides satellite imagery of large scale disasters. Their satellites collected more than 7,300 square miles of imagery in the areas hardest hit by the typhoon — one of the strongest storms to ever make landfall.
Satellite images of the devastation brought by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).
(image courtesy of DigitalGlobe)
Secretary Proceso J. Alcala opened on August 27, 2013, the 27th National Coconut Week and 12th Coconut Festival at the Mega Trade Hall 1 of SM Mega Mall in Mandaluyong City.